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Could it be time to move away from cash?

Updated: 10th November 2016 - First Published: 10th November 2016 The state of the savings market is understandably leaving many savers frustrated, particularly older savers who rely on a healthy return to boost their income. That’s why many are looking away from cash and considering the stock market instead. Read More...

£54m in Premium Bonds unclaimed on anniversary

Updated: 01st November 2016 - First Published: 01st November 2016 Today sees the 60th anniversary of when Premium Bonds first started being sold. A lot has changed since then, with the top prize now standing at £1 million, compared with the £1,000 reward of 60 years ago. Read More...

Pound plummets as FTSE soars

Updated: 04th October 2016 - First Published: 04th October 2016 A second significant fall in the pound has taken place. While this drop may be unhappy news for people who are about to go on holiday, it has given the FTSE 100 quite a boost, as it has passed the 7,000 mark for the second time in as many years. Read More...

Would you risk the stock market for £400,000?

Updated: 28th September 2016 - First Published: 28th September 2016 It’s becoming increasingly difficult to secure decent returns on cash savings these days, yet we all know that investing in cash is the safest option. But would you risk that level of security for the chance of a £400,000 profit? Read More...

Don’t be a victim of investment fraud

Updated: 25th May 2016 - First Published: 25th May 2016 Low savings rates have led many of us to desperately scour the market in hopes of finding a deal that will pay more. However, this search means that more and more savers are being tempted by unfamiliar investments. Read More...

Ethical investors have been rewarded

Updated: 19th October 2015 - First Published: 19th October 2015 To mark the start of Good Money Week, Investment Life & Pensions Moneyfacts has analysed the market and found that those who invested ethically during last year’s Good Money Week have been rewarded for their decision to do so. Read More...

Over-50s are turning to the stock market

Updated: 19th August 2015 - First Published: 19th August 2015 If you’re approaching retirement age, your thoughts are probably turning to how you’ll fund your post-work years - and it seems that many people are turning to the stock market. Read More...

How stocks & shares can outshine cash

Updated: 29th May 2015 - First Published: 29th May 2015 The potential of stocks & shares to outstrip the returns delivered by cash savings has been revealed as the prospect of at least another year of low interest rates looms large. Read More...

What should you do to combat stock market falls?

Updated: 22nd October 2014 - First Published: 22nd October 2014 As savings rates continue to frustrate rather than elate, stocks and shares have proven to be an increasingly popular destination for fed-up savers in recent years. Read More...

Warning as EEA investors may have been mis-sold

Updated: 26th September 2014 - First Published: 26th September 2014 The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has urged anyone who invested in the EEA Life Settlements Fund to contact their financial adviser and consider making a complaint, as it believes some were likely to have been mis-sold the scheme. Read More...


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